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Offline Old Tele man

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UTC rain reset
« on: January 01, 2018, 04:38:18 PM »
Anybody else notice that their annual rain total values disappeared long before midnight on 31-December? Apparently, it resets on UTC time, so you effectively 'lose' hours of data before midnight when the New Year begins at local time.

Not a problem here (no rain/snow in months), but could be unsettling elsewhere.
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Re: UTC rain reset
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2018, 04:45:18 PM »
Earles, not positive, but I believe mine waited to midnight local.

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Re: UTC rain reset
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2018, 04:46:24 PM »
Where did this occur, local or online?

Based on that scenario then it would mean you might also gain hours?

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Re: UTC rain reset
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2018, 05:01:49 PM »
It happened on my Vue console -- I noticed it had reset to 0.00 (was reading 7.01) about 2 hours BEFORE local midnight, because I was up getting ready to sip some bubbly to usher out the old year and welcome in the New Year.

I assume it's an "idiosyncrasy" of the dependence upon using UTC world around.
« Last Edit: January 01, 2018, 05:07:23 PM by Old Tele man »
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Re: UTC rain reset
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2018, 05:03:48 PM »
I was referring to WL, but that should be the same as the console.